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Legendary Locals of Arlington Texas

Caddos, Cotton and Cowboys - Essays of Arlington TX


More Arlington on Tap!

The free monthly lecture series Arlington on Tap has come to a pause but the Arlington Historical Society and Arlington Proud co-sponsored, Arlington on Tap, under the supervision of O.K. Carter and Mark Joeckel, with media sponsorship of Arlington Today Magazine returns in January 2017. Talks take place at a revolving series of downtown bars and bistros.

Arlington on Tap for 2017.
All events take place 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, January 10: "Things I Wished I Hadn't Learned about the Texas Legislature," featuring former state Rep. Diane Patrick. J. Gilligan's, 400 E. Abram Street.

Wednesday, February 15: "All the Single Girls," Arlington City Councilwoman and Political Science Professor, Victoria Farrar-Myers. Hooligan's, 310 E. Abram Street.

Tuesday, March 14: "My Spin on the Universe," humorist and cartoonist David Hopkins. Division Brewing, 506 E. Main Street.

Tuesday, April 11: "I'll Take a Second Order," Star-Telegram Eats Beat Columnist on dining out in Tarrant County at more than one thousand restaurants. Legal Draft, 500 E. Division Street in Arlington at Division and East streets (formerly the old Luke Honda building).

Tuesday, May 9: "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pressroom, a humorous look at how the Arlington Citizen-Journal Disappeared in the Digital Age," former Citizen-Journal City Editor/Columnist Donna Darovich. Maverick's Bar and Grill, 601 E. Main Street.


Regular Hours at the Fielder House
1616 W. Abram Street

The Historic Fielder House is available for tours
Tuesday through Saturday - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or by appointment)
Call for arranging group tours (schools etc.) - 817-460-4001



Regular Hours at Knapp Heritage Park
201 W. Front Street

Open Saturdays and Sundays 1 to 4 pm with docent tours

Last Sunday of each month - Resident Blacksmith/Artisan, James Ryan will be there


The Arlington Garden Club Programs

See what's happening at the Arlington Garden Club by clicking HERE
or visit the Arlington Garden Club Facebook Page

The butterfly garden on the Fielder House grounds is maintained by the Arlington Organic Garden Club and Master Naturalist, A Texas Naturalist Project of Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension. Check the Fielder House Museum Facebook page for more information.

"Thanks, Arlington Garden Club, for your contribution to the upkeep and beautification of the grounds of the historic Fielder House!"